LieutenantHORNER, EDWARD WILLIAM

Died 21/11/1917

Aged 28

18th (Queen Mary's Own) Hussars

Son of Sir John Horner, K.C.V.O., of Mells, Frome, Somerset, and of Frances, his wife. Educated Summerfields, Eton and Balliol College, Oxford, called to the Bar. Joined North Somerset Yeomanry in 1914 and was transf. to the 18th Hussars, 1915. Severely wounded May, 1915. Rejoined 1916.

Inscription

SMALL TIME, BUT IN THAT SMALL MOST GREATLY LIVED THIS STAR OF ENGLAND

Buried at ROCQUIGNY-EQUANCOURT ROAD BRITISH CEMETERY, MANANCOURT

Location: Somme, France
Number of casualties: 2016

Cemetery/memorial reference: I. E. 23.

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This collection of documents was assembled by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and its predecessors as part of the processes involved in the commemoration of individuals. As a result, they contain many corrections and alterations which reflect their use as working documents. For further information concerning the history of the collection, please see our About Our Records page.
Please be advised that some of the documents, especially the burial returns and exhumation reports, may contain information which some people may find distressing. The original archive records and their digital copies remain the property of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but are available for re-use for private and non-commercial purposes.